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Fabiola R. Decius

2022-2023 Playwright Resident

The plays of Fabiola R. Decius (she/her) include “Ladies’ Night,” “If You Begin, Finish It,” “First Night,” “Black Jesus,” “RX 3162020,” “The Test,” “Final Verdict,” Man of the House, Fighting Forgiveness, and Mr. and Miss After-School which have been produced and/or developed within the Greater Boston area and beyond, including Bryn Mawr College, Lesley University, Fade to Black Festival, Our Voices Festival, Company One Theatre, Wheelock Family Theatre, SpeakEasy Stage Company, the Roxbury Repertory Theater, Fresh Ink Theatre, the Office of War Information (Bureau of Theater), the Boston Theater Marathon, and the Boston Neighborhood Network channel.

Fabiola was a Creative City grant recipient through the New England Foundation for the Arts in 2018, and founded Teens WRITE (Writing, Reading, and Investigating Theater Everywhere), which is a program for teenagers to write, revise, cast, direct, and produce original plays culminating in a festival. Although writing is Fabiola’s first passion, she often acts as well. She is able to merge her passion for performing arts and working with young people as a high school theater teacher. Fabiola graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a Bachelor of Arts, and received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Lesley University in Stage and Screen Writing.